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Innovation is the Mantra
In 2019, the completely redesigned M5 Mantra hit the hill hard. Featuring Volkl's innovative Titanal Frame, the M5 was livelier, lighter, and zippier than a YKK. It took off with advanced and expert skiers alike, so for 2020, Volkl will double down on their Titanal Frame construction. This year, Volkl has completely reimagined their freeride line: check out 2020 Volkl Skis.
2020 Volkl Skis Highlights:
The M5 Mantra returns untouched - but now we have the Mantra 102, a big brother to the M5. With a fatter 102mm waist, these boards are built to rip big lines. Big lines = longer turns, so Volkl gave the Mantra 102 a 3D Radius Sidecut, lending to a variety of turn shapes. The tight center turn radius provides agility and quickness, while the long ... Continue Reading
2020 Volkl Mantra 102 Description:
After completely reimagining the Mantra line in 2019, Volkl expands their success with the brand-new Mantra 102. Precise yet playful, the Mantras are more versatile than ever before. The titanal frame is smooth and damp in the chop. Strong and lightweight carbon tips reduce swing weight, making the Mantra highly reactive and easy to pivot. Titanal in the tips tapers out underfoot, creating powerful energy and rebound as you zip between bumps. With a stout 102mm waist, these boards float over fresh, yet they remain nimble turning in tight trees. Fusing liveliness and stability, the Mantra 102 is an unbeatable one-ski quiver for tearing through the Rockies and beyond.
2020 Volkl Mantra 102 Specs: